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More than 22,000 Australians became prisoners of war of the Japanese between 1941 and 1945. Of these, more than 8000 died in captivity. Most were captured in the first three months of 1942 and endured, some lost their lives and just 14,000 came home.
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs Australians in the Pacific War series follows the events of several Pacific War campaigns throughout 1940-1945, covering details with clear insight and imagery easily understandable for all audiences.Soft cover, 105 pages.